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Oil and Gas

BOEM is responsible for all OCS leasing policy and program development issues for oil, gas and other marine minerals.


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Renewable Energy

BOEM facilitates the responsible development of renewable energy resources on the Outer Continental Shelf.

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Renewable Energy
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Marine Minerals

BOEM works with coastal communities to provide Outer Continental Shelf sand to restore and protect shorelines. Our work supports coastal resilience, state and local economies, and ecological habitat.

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Marine Minerals
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Environment

Our goals are to be good stewards and protect the environment while overseeing the development of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) energy and marine mineral resources.

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Hawksbill Turtle

Celebrating Sea Turtle Week 

This year, to celebrate Sea Turtle Week, we will highlight some of the sea turtle species that we have studied. We will share interesting highlights about these turtles and some of our innovative findings and future research plans.

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Leatherback Hatchlings

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Globe-spanning Giants of the Open Sea

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Green Sea Turtle

Green Sea Turtles

Ancient Caretakers of the Seagrass

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Loggerhead Sea Turtle (photo credit National Geographic)

Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Navigators of the Open Sea

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Start a rewarding career at BOEM

You can put your science and engineering know-how to use at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Join us and help ensure the safe and environmentally responsible development of the U.S. offshore energy and marine mineral resources. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to gain valuable experience in the field, or an experienced professional looking for a stable career, BOEM has current vacancies available for all levels of experience.